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Rose Nkumu drives to the basket in Marquettes 85-59 loss to UConn Tuesday night.

Golden Eagles lose at home for first time this season to No. 8 UConn, 85-59

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer January 23, 2024

Paige Bueckers did not think her half-court buzzer-beater at the end of the first half was a lucky make. UConn head coach Geno Auriemma disagreed. "She practices those constantly and makes a few,...

Liza Karlen leads Marquette in scoring this season with an average of 17.5 points per game. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

How Liza Karlen is having her best year yet

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer January 23, 2024

Liza Karlen starts each game day the same way, with a bottle of Pedialyte and the five-star drill — where the senior forward takes five consecutive shots at each baseline, wing and the middle of the...

Club water polo practices in the Straz Tower Rec Plex pool.

Club water polo fosters welcoming culture

Mikey Severson, Sports Reporter January 23, 2024

The overhead lights run parallel to the blue and yellow lane lines, gold and white flags hang 10 feet in the air and a steady heat flows throughout the entire area. All of a sudden, Marquette's club...

Jordan King drives to the hoop in Marquettes 59-52 upset win over UConn Feb. 9, 2023.

PREVIEW: Marquette looks to get revenge against UConn Tuesday night

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2024

Almost a year ago to the date on Feb. 8, 2023, Marquette women's basketball made history by defeating then-No. 4 UConn for the first time in program history.  However, the Golden Eagles have never...

Plugged-in: Mens basketball finds its groove, womens basketball flops

Plugged-in: Men’s basketball finds its groove, women’s basketball flops

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor January 22, 2024

Plugged-in is your one-stop shop for all things Marquette Athletics from the past seven days. Look for Plugged-in every Monday morning. Men's Basketball Finds Its Footing Again After dropping...

John Pitta, a Milwaukee native, competes in the 2023 Big East Championships. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Track & Field Milwaukee natives compete in hometown event

Dakota Barnes-Rush, Sports Reporter January 21, 2024

Marquette track & field athletes from Milwaukee got the chance to compete in their hometown meet Saturday at the John Tierney Classic, hosted by cross-town rival University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. It's...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

MLAX takeaways: Three observations from Blue and Gold scrimmage

Matthew Baltz and Raquel Ruiz January 20, 2024

Last season, the Marquette men’s lacrosse team hosted the Big East Tournament for the first time ever at Valley Fields. However, it did not qualify to play in the tournament. After a 6-8 season riddled...

Tyler Kolek earned his second straight double-double with 15 points and 11 assists. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

No. 17 Marquette beats St. John’s 73-72 in first Big East road win

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor January 20, 2024

Marquette men’s basketball got the road win it needed.  But it didn't come easy. With 6:20 left to play, the No. 17 Golden Eagles led 73-58 and were in the driver’s seat.  From then on,...

(Graphic courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Women’s soccer announces Chris Allen as new head coach

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2024

Marquette women's soccer's search for a new head coach is over as Chris Allen was named as the fifth head coach in program history, Marquette vice president & director of athletics Bill Scholl announced...

Sophomore guard Kenzie Hare (12) led Marquette with 21 points in a team-high 39 minutes. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

No. 22 Marquette goes cold down the stretch in 66-63 loss to Villanova

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter January 17, 2024

It was No. 22 Marquette women's basketball who opened the floodgates to start the game with a 7-0 run. It was that same Golden Eagles team that went scoreless for the final four minutes. With 3:54 remaining,...

Zaide Lowery scored two important 3-pointers in Marquettes 87-74 win over Villanova.

MUBB-Villanova takeaways: Golden Eagle stars need to perform, paint points are crucial, Lowery is a spark

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor January 16, 2024

Oso Ighodaro started Marquette men's basketball's game against Villanova by catching a pass from Tyler Kolek and slamming the ball down for an alley-oop. He and Kolek did that same play two more times...

Tyler Kolek earned a double-double of 21 points and 11 assists in No. 17 Marquettes 87-74 win over Villanova.

No. 17 Golden Eagles’ three stars propel team to much-needed victory, 87-74

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor January 15, 2024

Just how valuable No. 17 Marquette men's basketball's big three are was on full display Monday. The Golden Eagles came into their matinee against Villanova on a two-game losing streak, and had their...

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